Hobart Darrell Conner, 84, died April 29, 2016 at the Keokuk County
Health Center in Sigourney, Iowa. He was born April 21, 1932 in
Sigourney to Ellis Curtis Conner and Ola Belle Hermanstofer Conner.
Darrell attended rural Keokuk County schools and graduated from
Sigourney High School in 1949 and from Iowa Wesleyan College in
1953. On August 2, 1953 he married Doris Mae Rockwell in Sigourney.
Darrell owned his own construction business in the Sigourney area
for over 40 years.
Darrell served on the Keokuk County Conservation Board, Conversation
Heritage Foundation and was a member of the Isaac Walton, was a
Sigma Phi Epsilon while at Iowa Wesleyan College. He enjoyed
woodworking, traveling, making rugs on a loom, polishing stones,
making jewelry, weaving baskets, carving, old cars and helping with
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Doris on February 24, 2016,
son Drew Conner, sister Darlene Conner Steen.
He is survived by his children Dirk Alan (SuzAnn) Conner of Fairbank,
Darci Anne Conner Farnum of Estherville Dustin Dee Conner of
Wellman, four grandchildren Luke Ellis ( Bethany) Conner, Ethan
William Conner, Graye Conner Farnum and fiancé, Payton David Farnum,
one great grandchild Chelsea Saphira Conner, brother-in-law Charles
Celebration of Life: Friday 1:00 P.M. Holm Funeral Home, Sigourney
Visitation: Thursday 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. Holm Funeral Home
A Memorial fund has been established.
Arrangements Holm Funeral Home.